Learn how All-Star Dick Allen captured the heart of Chicago in the new book, ‘Chili Dog MVP’

John Landecker

This is a 1973 file photo showing Chicago White Sox baseball player Dick Allen. Dick Allen was a fearsome hitter who was a seven-time All-Star, the 1964 NL Rookie of the Year and the 1972 AL MVP. (AP Photo/File)

Though he only played two years with the Chicago White Sox, baseball great Dick Allen made an unforgettable mark on Chicago sports. Authors John Owens and Dr. David Fletcher join John Landecker to look at not only Allen’s career but the city itself in a time of change.

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